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  1. Buster Posey hits a walk-off home run, Giants winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | McCovey Chronicles

    ... that guy back. It was always the secret key to the season. When you think of 2012, you think of Marco Scutaro and Barry Zito pitching the game of his life and Pablo Sandoval shaming Justin Verlander and all sorts of things, but it's probably not ...


  2. It's time to remove Tim Lincecum from the rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | McCovey Chronicles

    Let's talk a little bit about velocity. Here's a guy throwing as hard as Barry Zito and making a hitter look silly: Chris Young is 12'4" and releases the ball six inches from the plate, but the overall point stands.


  3. Kawakami: Giants' Lincecum should go to bullpenRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Inside Bay Area

    ... -- so far, Lincecum has a 6.33 ERA on the road, with a 1.66 WHIP. In a similar situation, the Giants carried Barry Zito and his $126 million contract in the rotation for years, but they had no other choice once that money was spent. Zito couldn't ...


  4. The Error of Mental IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Bugs and Cranks

    ... it. Before I continue, I would like to point out that I am not superstitious, just incredibly unhappy. Unlike Barry Zito who apparently brought scented candles with him on every road trip, or the golden thong said to be worn by one of the Giambi ...


  5. San Francisco Giants' front office heeds a specific planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Frisco Fastball

    ... has increased every year since 2009. It was $82 million in 2009 and is near $150 million for 2014. That's with Barry Zito and Aaron Rowand completely off the books. Matt Cain, Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, Angel Pagan, and Madison Bumgarner signed ...


  6. Madison Bumgarner scares you with how good he is.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... have a potentially dominant starting pitcher for the first time since I've been alive"), and he doesn't have Barry Zito's marketing campaign. He is his own deal, unique among Giants and baseball. For me, those points never leave me when I sit back ...


  7. Don't Cy: Can hardware help Detroit in postseason?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Detroit Tigers

    ... by the 2009 Giants, whose staff included that year's National League Cy Young winner, Tim Lincecum, along with Barry Zito (2002 AL winner) and Randy Johnson ('95 AL, 1999-2002 NL). The Yankees have pulled it off twice, and two of their 27 World ...


  8. SF Giants drop 5th straight; Shutout by Pittsburgh PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Frisco Fastball

    ... me remind you of this: Bumgarner has not pitched well at AT&T Park this season. He's like the exact opposite of Barry Zito last season. If you look at his career at AT&T Park however, it's a big closer with 3.30 (Home) and 3.00 (Away). So, there may ...


  9. San Francisco Giants must sign Pablo Sandoval-or elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Frisco Fastball

    ... sometimes the evidence emerges immediately, and other times it takes its sweet, jolly time, as in the case of Barry Zito , who contributed in similar fashion in that same momentous series. Who would look at Zito's stay in San Francisco as anything ...


  10. Emotional Frank Thomas speech a Hall of Fame highlightRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... to clubhouse manager Steve Vucinich to teammates like Joe Blanton, Nick Swisher, Bobby Kielty, Marco Scutaro, Barry Zito and many more. "Those two seasons at the Coliseum were magical,'' Thomas said. "Without it, I doubt I would be speaking here ...


  11. Giants pound two hits against Clayton Kershaw, still loseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... pitching-machine arm with video of a major leaguer pitching. You had a choice of different pitchers, and I chose Barry Zito because of irony and lulz. I stepped in, and the first pitch shot out of the video hole before I was acclimated to what in ...


  12. Breast Practices: Shirtless Dad Barry Zito Is Poised to Inspire an Obstetric TrendRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Shirtless photos of Barry Zito abound on the internet. That's a shade counterintuitive, because the extraordinarily well-compensated former San Francisco Giants pitcher, of all people, ought to be able to afford a shirt.


  13. Grading the Giants' first half, part II: The pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... pitchers' performances relative to expectations. That's the important part. Relative to expectations. Last year's Barry Zito would have nabbed a B with a 4.00 ERA. Prime-of-his-career Jason Schmidt with a 4.00 ERA gets a C-. You get the idea. To the ...


  14. Which All-Star Game would you go back in time to watch?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... days, so you aren't quite getting the bang for your time-machine buck that you might with the earlier option. Barry Zito, un-ironic All-Star, was in the 2002 game for a third of an inning, so you can use that as support for your cause, too. The 1993 ...


  15. Former San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito welcomes first childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | Frisco Fastball

    Sep 2, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Barry Zito throws during the second inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.


  16. Masahiro Tanaka Injury Underscores Foolishness Of Giving Long-Term Contracts To PitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 |

    ... for much of his tenure. The poster child for a foolish contract given to a pitcher was the Giants' signing of Barry Zito to a seven-year, $126 million deal in 2006. He had just one winning season in seven years and is currently out of baseball. It ...


  17. Tim, you made your bed, now lie in itRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Athletics Nation

    ... an old sportswriter, and more than a decade ago I debated the merits of the Big Three - Hudson, Mark Mulder and Barry Zito - and the A's standing up to the New York Yankees on the eve of a big midseason series at home vs. the Bronx Bombers. I talked ...


  18. Hudson set for second start against former teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | San Francisco Giants

    Tim Hudson and Barry Zito gained stardom together in the early 2000s as two-thirds of Oakland's three-headed pitching monster, along with Mark Mulder.


  19. Matt Cain back to .500, Giants defeat 1927 YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... damned ball into center field when they're trying to start a double play. Peter Brand : You're trying to replace Barry Zito. The San Francisco Giants see Barry Zito and they see a star who's worth $20 million a year. When I see Barry Zito, what I ...


  20. While not as common, there are some cool nicknamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Major League Baseball

    ... to move on to Best MLB nickname No. 2. 2. Pablo "Kung Fu Panda" Sandoval, 3B, Giants Whenever anyone talks about Barry Zito's tenure with the Giants, the seven-year, $126 million contract is often one of the first things mentioned. That might not ...